* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Happiness Index, 0 (unhappy) - 10 (happy), 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 141 countries was 5.57 points.The highest value was in Finland: 7.82 points and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 2.4 points. The indicator is available from 2013 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Happiness Report
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Happiness index, 2021 Global rank Available data
Finland 7.82 1 2013 - 2021
Denmark 7.64 2 2013 - 2021
Iceland 7.56 3 2013 - 2021
Switzerland 7.51 4 2013 - 2021
Netherlands 7.41 5 2013 - 2021
Luxembourg 7.4 6 2013 - 2021
Sweden 7.38 7 2013 - 2021
Norway 7.37 8 2013 - 2021
Israel 7.36 9 2013 - 2021
New Zealand 7.2 10 2013 - 2021
Australia 7.16 11 2013 - 2021
Austria 7.16 12 2013 - 2021
Ireland 7.04 13 2013 - 2021
Canada 7.03 14 2013 - 2021
Germany 7.03 15 2013 - 2021
USA 6.98 16 2013 - 2021
UK 6.94 17 2013 - 2021
Czechia 6.92 18 2013 - 2021
Belgium 6.8 19 2013 - 2021
France 6.69 20 2013 - 2021
Bahrain 6.65 21 2013 - 2021
Slovenia 6.63 22 2013 - 2021
Costa Rica 6.58 23 2013 - 2021
UA Emirates 6.58 24 2013 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 6.52 25 2013 - 2021
Taiwan 6.51 26 2013 - 2021
Romania 6.48 27 2013 - 2021
Singapore 6.48 28 2013 - 2021
Spain 6.48 29 2013 - 2021
Italy 6.47 30 2013 - 2021
Uruguay 6.47 31 2013 - 2021
Lithuania 6.45 32 2013 - 2021
Malta 6.45 33 2013 - 2021
Slovakia 6.39 34 2013 - 2021
Estonia 6.34 35 2013 - 2021
Panama 6.31 36 2013 - 2021
Brazil 6.29 37 2013 - 2021
Guatemala 6.26 38 2013 - 2021
Kazakhstan 6.23 39 2013 - 2021
Cyprus 6.22 40 2013 - 2021
Latvia 6.18 41 2013 - 2021
Serbia 6.18 42 2013 - 2021
Chile 6.17 43 2013 - 2021
Nicaragua 6.16 44 2013 - 2021
Croatia 6.13 45 2013 - 2021
Mexico 6.13 46 2013 - 2021
El Salvador 6.12 47 2013 - 2021
Poland 6.12 48 2013 - 2021
Kuwait 6.11 49 2013 - 2021
Hungary 6.09 50 2013 - 2021
Mauritius 6.07 51 2013 - 2021
Uzbekistan 6.06 52 2013 - 2021
Japan 6.04 53 2013 - 2021
Honduras 6.02 54 2013 - 2021
Portugal 6.02 55 2013 - 2021
Argentina 5.97 56 2013 - 2021
Greece 5.95 57 2013 - 2021
South Korea 5.94 58 2013 - 2021
Philippines 5.9 59 2013 - 2021
Thailand 5.89 60 2013 - 2021
Moldova 5.86 61 2013 - 2021
Jamaica 5.85 62 2013 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 5.83 63 2013 - 2021
Belarus 5.82 64 2013 - 2021
Colombia 5.78 65 2013 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 5.77 66 2013 - 2021
Mongolia 5.76 67 2013 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 5.74 68 2013 - 2021
Malaysia 5.71 69 2013 - 2021
Bolivia 5.6 70 2013 - 2021
China 5.59 71 2013 - 2021
Paraguay 5.58 72 2013 - 2021
Peru 5.56 73 2013 - 2021
Montenegro 5.55 74 2013 - 2021
Ecuador 5.53 75 2013 - 2021
Vietnam 5.49 76 2013 - 2021
Turkmenistan 5.47 77 2013 - 2021
Russia 5.46 78 2013 - 2021
Hong Kong 5.42 79 2013 - 2021
Armenia 5.4 80 2013 - 2021
Nepal 5.38 81 2013 - 2021
Tajikistan 5.38 82 2013 - 2021
Bulgaria 5.37 83 2013 - 2021
Libya 5.33 84 2013 - 2021
Indonesia 5.24 85 2013 - 2021
Ivory Coast 5.23 86 2015 - 2021
Albania 5.2 87 2013 - 2021
North Macedonia 5.2 88 2013 - 2021
South Africa 5.19 89 2013 - 2021
Azerbaijan 5.17 90 2013 - 2021
Bangladesh 5.16 91 2013 - 2021
Gambia 5.16 92 2019 - 2021
Laos 5.14 93 2013 - 2021
Algeria 5.12 94 2013 - 2021
Liberia 5.12 95 2013 - 2021
Ukraine 5.08 96 2013 - 2021
Morocco 5.06 97 2013 - 2021
Cameroon 5.05 98 2013 - 2021
Mozambique 5.05 99 2017 - 2021
Senegal 5.05 100 2013 - 2021
Niger 5 101 2013 - 2021
Georgia 4.97 102 2013 - 2021
Gabon 4.96 103 2013 - 2021
Iraq 4.94 104 2013 - 2021
Venezuela 4.93 105 2013 - 2021
Guinea 4.89 106 2013 - 2021
Iran 4.89 107 2013 - 2021
Ghana 4.87 108 2013 - 2021
Turkey 4.74 109 2013 - 2021
Burkina Faso 4.67 110 2013 - 2021
Cambodia 4.64 111 2013 - 2021
Benin 4.62 112 2013 - 2021
Uganda 4.6 113 2013 - 2021
Nigeria 4.55 114 2013 - 2021
Kenya 4.54 115 2013 - 2021
Pakistan 4.52 116 2013 - 2021
Tunisia 4.52 117 2013 - 2021
Mali 4.48 118 2013 - 2021
Namibia 4.46 119 2016 - 2021
Swaziland 4.4 120 2013 - 2021
Burma 4.39 121 2013 - 2021
Sri Lanka 4.36 122 2013 - 2021
Madagascar 4.34 123 2013 - 2021
Egypt 4.29 124 2013 - 2021
Chad 4.25 125 2013 - 2021
Ethiopia 4.24 126 2013 - 2021
Yemen 4.2 127 2013 - 2021
Jordan 4.15 128 2013 - 2021
Mauritania 4.15 129 2013 - 2021
Togo 4.11 130 2013 - 2021
India 3.78 131 2013 - 2021
Zambia 3.76 132 2013 - 2021
Malawi 3.75 133 2013 - 2021
Tanzania 3.7 134 2013 - 2021
Sierra Leone 3.57 135 2013 - 2021
Lesotho 3.51 136 2013 - 2021
Botswana 3.47 137 2013 - 2021
Rwanda 3.27 138 2013 - 2021
Zimbabwe 3 139 2013 - 2021
Lebanon 2.96 140 2013 - 2021
Afghanistan 2.4 141 2013 - 2021


Definition: The Happiness ranking is part of the World Happiness Report. The country scores are based on a survey in which respondents evaluate the quality of their current lives on a scale of 0 to 10.
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